Martha Brownlee (MBF MFS) Forrest
(1892 - 1956)
Martha Brownlee (MBF, MFS) Forrest was active/lived in Massachusetts. Martha Forrest is known for still life painting.
Biography Martha Brownlee (MBF, MFS) Forrest
Martha Forrest is only one of many late 19th century women artists whose promising careers were short-lived and almost completely undocumented. Christened Martha Brownlee Forrest, she was born on July 3, 1892, in Boston, Massachusetts. She was the eldest daughter of John and Jean (Torrance) Forrest.
Despite retaining several examples of her work, mostly still life's, the family knows little of the details of her life. It is known that she lived in Quincy, Massachusetts and studied art somewhere in Cote d'Azur, which we know as the French Riviera. She signed her work with very stylized initials; first with MBF, and after her marriage as MFS.
By the time of the 1920 census, she had married to Rae Ambie S
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